Billy Watterson is the Executive Director of Galaxy Gives, the Novogratz family philanthropy, and the Co-Founder of Galaxy Labs. He has previously worked for the Rhode Island Office of Innovation, leading the State’s Digital Equity Initiatives.

Billy is the founder and current board member of Beat the Streets Providence, a non-profit inspiring at-risk youth to succeed on and off the mat through the sport of wrestling.

He also is the board president of One for Democracy; a board member of One Community LLC and the Alliance for Safety and Justice; and advisory board member of Govern for America.